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98.1 Saturday with Pete Hanson

Got big plans for the weekend? Whatever you’re up to I appreciate you taking us along and making 98.1 part of it. Whether you’re working on the honey-do list, or just relaxing, making your weekend up as you go along (those are the best kind), I’ll keep churnin’ out the tunes for you, and keep you up to date on what’s going on in St. Cloud this weekend.

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Sa 7:00 am - 10:00 am

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Minnesota Vikings Nab Eight Players in 2016 NFL Draft

With the 2016 NFL Draft held in Chicago now complete, here's a rundown of the eight players selected by the Minnesota Vikings.

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Zika Virus Found in Mosquito Species That Calls Minnesota Home

Initially, concerns surrounding the Zika virus were lower here than in southern states because the mosquito species carrying the virus were native to the Gulf states-- but that has changed. For the first time the virus has been detected in a species native to Minnesota.

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Heading to the Twin Cities This Weekend? Big Road Construction Awaits

I know, I know; there are two seasons in Minnesota -- winter & road construction. This weekend MNDoT is planning construction projects that will result in complete closures on some of the major arteries. Here's what (and where) you can expect.

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8 Reasons Why People From Small Town Minnesota Are The Best

Sure, folks in the Twin Cities have some of these traits too -- but there's nothing like our friends and neighbors in small town Minnesota. (And once you get out of the Cities, just about all of Minnesota is 'small town...

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Vikings Take Mississippi Receiver Laquon Treadwell in First Round

With the twenty-third overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, the Minnesota Vikings select Mississippi wide receiver Laquon Treadwell. 

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Cold, Wet, Windy Weather Has Turned Minnesota’s North Shore Into a Scene You’d Expect in Hawaii

Sure it's been unbearably cold, wet and windy -- but the conditions near Duluth have turned the North Shore into a scene from the coast of Hawaii (minus the palm trees, volcanoes, dense green vegetation, and scantly clad vacationers). Thanks to Radiant Spirit Gallery for this video.

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Are You Gonna Run (And Bounce & Slide) The ‘Insane Inflatable’ 5K With Me? [Watch]

Step #1: Register. Step #2: Train a little (very little). Step #3: Look forward to running, bouncing, and sliding through the obstacle course with me during the Insane Inflatable 5K at Powder Ridge on June 11th. Here's a look at some of the obstacles. This is going to be a blast!

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The Richest & Poorest Cities In Minnesota

The bean-counters at HomeSnacks.net have taken a look at the 150 largest cities in Minnesota, and have determined which are the richest & poorest in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. No Central Minnesota neighbors are in the 'riches,' but several are in the poor house.

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Time To Make Dream Getaway #13 Your Super-Vacation

Last week Lonna Becker of Pierz won Dream Getaway #12. Before that, eleven 98.1 listeners from Central Minnesota won Dream Getaways of their own -- and all are planning the vacation of their dreams with the help of Bursch Travel. Today we start your journey towards Dream Getaway #13. Where do you want to go?

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Furious Minnesota Comeback Falls Short as Wild Season Ends

Down 4-0 after two periods, the Minnesota Wild mounted an exciting comeback, only to fall just short -- losing the game to the Dallas Stars 5-4, and the series 4 games to 2. Dallas advances to face the winner of the Chicago/St. Louis series. The Wild go home.

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Severe Storms Possible This Afternoon & Evening

A few severe thunderstorms are possible across Central & Southern Minnesota this afternoon and evening. Large hail and damaging winds are the main severe weather threats along with locally heavy rainfall. Stay tuned to 98.1 for possible watches and warnings.

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Wild Host Dallas in Game 6 This Afternoon

The Minnesota Wild host the Dallas Stars in game 6 of their first round best-of-7 NHL playoff series. Dallas took a two-games-to-none series lead, only to see the Wild battle back to win tow of their own. Dallas leads the series 3-2. Either the Wild tie the series today, or their season is over.

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